Nursing Schools in Georgia

The state of Georgia is home to 75 nursing schools. This year (2018) we evaluated 41 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best in Georgia.

NursingExplorer ranking system is statistical. We use the following factors when evaluating schools: NCLEX pass rates, programmatic and institutional accreditations. Learn more about our nursing schools ranking system here.

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Complete List of Nursing Schools in Georgia

Listed below are all nursing schools in Georgia. Please use the sort feature to view which schools have top RN and LPN programs along with their corresponding average NCLEX pass rates. Click on each school's name to view more detail about the school.

There are a total of 75 nursing schools in the state of Georgia.

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College of Coastal Georgia

Brunswick, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate99.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$10,354

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Chattahoochee Technical College

Marietta, GA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate98.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate98.3%
Cost per annum$3,969

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

Georgia Piedmont Technical College

Clarkston, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate98.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate98.1%
Cost per annum$6,641

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Ogeechee Technical College

Statesboro, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate98.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate93.3%
Cost per annum$6,221

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

Albany Technical College

Albany, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate97.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate97.9%
Cost per annum$449

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

Lanier Technical College

Oakwood, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate97.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate92.9%
Cost per annum$5,350

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

Southeastern Technical College

Vidalia, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate95.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate98.0%
Cost per annum$3,907

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Georgia College and State University

Milledgeville, GA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate95.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$19,717

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • RN to BSN

North Georgia Technical College

Clarkesville, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate95.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate90.8%
Cost per annum$6,792

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

Savannah Technical College

Savannah, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate94.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate95.6%
Cost per annum$4,610

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

Piedmont College

Demorest, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate94.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$17,312

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN

Dalton State College

Dalton, GA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate92.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate91.3%
Cost per annum$6,187

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • BSN

Athens Technical College

Athens, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate91.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate91.0%
Cost per annum$5,841

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Emory University

Atlanta, GA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate91.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$24,804

Emory University is a private, non-profit university in Atlanta. The Atlanta location may appeal to students who want access to the city life, including dining, entertainment, and shopping. Emory University has an incredibly low student to faculty ratio. With nine students for every one faculty ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • Accelerated BSN

Columbus Technical College

Columbus, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate91.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate91.0%
Cost per annum$7,601

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • LPN

Mercer University

Macon, GA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate90.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$20,692

Programs offered

  • BSN

Georgia Southwestern State University

Americus, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate90.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$12,453

Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is a public institution in the small town of Americus, Georgia. It is one of the most remote campuses out of the 10-campus University System of Georgia. The city of Americus has a population of just 17,000, while GSW has a student population of 3,000. ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate90.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$14,285

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • RN to BSN

Oconee Fall Line Technical College

Sandersville, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate90.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate90.5%
Cost per annum$204

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

Southern Crescent Technical College

Griffin, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate90.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate89.4%
Cost per annum$9,077

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

Valdosta, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate89.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate87.5%
Cost per annum$2,458

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

Georgia Gwinnett College

Lawrenceville, GA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate89.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$12,384

Programs offered

  • BSN

West Georgia Technical College

Waco, GA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate89.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate82.1%
Cost per annum$4,125

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

Columbus State University

Columbus, GA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate88.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$11,596

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate88.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$14,573

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN

LaGrange College

Lagrange, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate88.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$19,262

Programs offered

  • BSN

Clayton State University

Morrow, GA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate88.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$10,330

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • RN to BSN

Wesleyan College

Macon, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate87.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$16,301

Programs offered

  • BSN

Valdosta State University

Valdosta, GA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate86.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$14,573

Valdosta State University is a public university and part of the University System of Georgia. The campus is set on 168-acres of land in the center of Valdosta, Georgia. Valdosta is a small city on the southern border of Georgia and is mostly known for the university and the abundance of ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN

Brenau University

Gainesville, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate84.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$19,650

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • RN to BSN

Armstrong State University

Savannah, GA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate83.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$18,854

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN

Berry College

Mount Berry, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate83.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$24,811

Programs offered

  • BSN

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate82.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$16,121

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN

Bainbridge State College

Bainbridge, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate82.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate83.6%
Cost per annum$3,574

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

Augusta Technical College

Augusta, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate82.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate94.3%
Cost per annum$9,020

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Rome, GA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate81.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate79.1%
Cost per annum$3,202

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

South Georgia Technical College

Americus, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate81.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate76.3%
Cost per annum$5,266

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

Shorter University

Rome, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate76.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$17,447

Programs offered

  • BSN

Albany State University

Albany, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate73.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$12,183

Albany State University is a public university in Albany and part of the University System of Georgia. Albany is a medium-size city on the Flint River and home to several higher education institutions besides Albany State University. The university is a historically black university (HBCU) and ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN

Herzing University-Atlanta

Atlanta, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate55.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$23,543

Programs offered

  • BSN

Truett McConnell University

Cleveland, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate51.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$17,791

Programs offered

  • BSN

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Tifton, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$8,123

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Altamaha Technical College

Jesup, GA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Atlanta Technical College

Atlanta, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$2,618

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

Augusta State University

Augusta, GA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • ADN

Central Georgia Technical College

Macon, GA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Darton State College

Albany, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$8,494

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • BSN

Fortis College-Smyrna

Smyrna, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$18,982

Programs offered

  • LPN

Georgia Health Sciences University

Augusta, GA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN

Georgia Highlands College

Rome, GA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$5,688

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • BSN

Georgia State University-Perimeter College

Atlanta, GA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$6,242

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Gordon State College

Barnesville, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$12,927

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • BSN

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville, GA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$6,812

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, GA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Kennesaw State University (KSU) is a public research university with two main campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, Georgia. These cities are suburbs of Atlanta, giving students close access to one of the largest metro areas in the South. Kennesaw is an interesting city and one of the only places ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN

Macon State College

Macon, GA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • BSN

Middle Georgia College

Cochran, GA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • ADN

Middle Georgia Technical College

Warner Robins, GA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Moultrie Technical College

Moultrie, GA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

North Georgia College & State University

Dahlonega, GA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • Accelerated MSN
  • LPN to ADN
  • BSN

Okefenokee Technical College

Waycross, GA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

South Georgia College

Douglas, GA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

South University-Savannah

Savannah, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$22,149

Programs offered

  • RN to BSN
  • BSN

Southwest Georgia Technical College

Thomasville, GA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Thomas University

Thomasville, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$20,295

Programs offered

  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • BSN

Bauder College

Atlanta, GA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

West Georgia Technical College

LaGrange, GA
Campus size
College Type
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

Northwestern Technical College

Rock Spring, GA
Campus size
College Type
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • ADN

Chattahoochee Technical College - North Metro Campus

Acworth, GA
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Chattahoochee Technical College - Paulding Campus

Dallas, GA
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Dekalb Technical College

Clarkston, GA
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Southeastern Technical College - Glennville Campus

Glennville, GA
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

West Georgia Technical College - Coweta Campus

Newnan, GA
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College - Coffee County Campus

Douglas, GA
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College - Ben Hill-Irwin Campus

Fitzgerald, GA
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Chamberlain College of Nursing

Atlanta, GA
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

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Georgia's NCLEX-PN pass rate Vs. National Average